Regina Salmons


Date of birth






Began Rowing

2010, The Derryfield School


Jamestown, R.I.


Boston, Mass.

Current residence

Hopewell, N.J.

High School

The Derryfield School

Undergraduate Education

University of Pennsylvania, English and Pre-Law, 2018

Training Location

Princeton, N.J.

Club Affiliations

USRowing Training Center - Princeton

National Teams

Three ​–​ Under 23, 2016, 2018; Senior 2019

International Results

Finished fifth in the four at the 2019 World Rowing Cup II...Won gold in the pair at the 2018 World Rowing Under 23 Championships...Won gold in the four and eight at the 2016 World Rowing Under 23 Championships.

National Results

Placed third in the varsity eight at the 2018 Ivy League Championships (Penn's first medal since 1980)...Won gold in the intermediate four with coxswain at the 2015 USRowing Club National Championships.


Regina loves to write poetry, and in college, she was the editor in chief of thefeminist literary and arts magazine "The F-word" and chaired the poetry workshop group "TheBody Electric" named after Walt Whitman's poem. She admires her parents for their sheer love and determination and wants to grow up to be as kind and strong and persistent as they are. Regina is a 2017 and 2018 Scholar Athlete Award (CRCA) winner, for maintaining above a 3.5 GPA and participating in more than 75% of varsity races those years. She also was a 2018 All-Ivy First-Team selection.

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